The Call of Duty franchise reigns supreme amongst first person shooter games, although there are a ton of FPS games out there that are highly great, none can really come close to what the COD series has to offer. With a brand new year, there of course comes a brand new COD game. This time it is Infinity Ward that is taking over and releasing their Modern Warfare series. Modern Warfare 2, was the game that truly set Call of Duty on the map, by introducing a great (but short) single player experience, combined with an excellent and robust multiplayer. They are once again back at it, and it begs the question can they top not only their original series but also the Treyarch produced game Black Ops, which is now the highest grossing game in the world.
Infinity Ward has some tough hurdles to jump over, especially since they lost most of their senior staff a couple months after the release of MW2 (more on that later). But I believe they can still release an amazing game. (more…)